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Dr. J can still dunk a baksetball at age 63 (VIDEO)

Julius Erving slam dunk

1980: Julius Erving #6 of the Philadelphia 76ers goes up for a slam dunk in 1980. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory copyright notice: Copyright NBAE 2002 (Photo by Walter Iooss Jr./ NBAE/ Getty Images)

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Can you imagine if a 63-year-old guy dunked on you in a game of pickup?

If you haven’t seen the fantastic NBA TV documentary on Julius Erving, “The Doctor,” you should. Find another showing. It is a great look at the player and his impact on the game, on Philadelphia, and it’s a great look at one man’s quest to win a ring. It’s also moving as Erving talks about the death of his father and his son.

Oh, and he can still dunk. The documentary shows that, too.

While it’s not quite as high, you can still see the graceful outline of a guy who was one of the great dunkers the game has ever seen in there.